Centre for Human Rights (CHR)

The Centre for Human Rights works towards greater education, awareness, and dissemination of publications on human rights across Africa. Based at the University of Pretoria, the Centre has positioned itself in an unmatched network of lawyers, national and international civil servants and human rights practitioners across the entire continent.

Latest publications

Rights away from Home: Climate Induced Displacement of Indigenous Peoples and the Extraterritorial Application of the Kampala Convention

The Climate Change Regulatory Framework and Indigenous Peoples’ Lands in Africa: Human Rights Implications

A Rights-Based Approach to Environmental Protection: The Zimbabwean Experience

The Al Bashir Debacle

Public Participation in Decentralised Governments in Africa: Making Ambitious Constitutional Guarantees More Responsive

Evidence Obtained Through Violating the Right to Freedom from Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment in South Africa

Striking a Balance between Community Norms and Human Rights: The Continuing Struggle of the East African Court of Justice

Anti-Terrorism Measures in South Africa: Suspicious Transaction Reporting and Human Rights

Child Marriage in Nigeria: (Il)legal and (Un)constitutional?

Strengthening Constitutional Order and Upholding the Rule of Law in Central Africa: Reversing the Descent towards Symbolic Constitutionalism

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